Tag Archive | OpenGL

OpenGL 4.3

Shaders 101: Normals

Shaders 101: Normals (Photo credit: Tiemen Rapati)

Yesterday (6th August 2012) the Khronos Group announced the new OpenGL 4.3 specification.

I was really surprised and happy. A new OpenGL! I’m really a OpenGL fan and doesn’t really like DirectX but that doesn’t matter.
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Pear3DEngine – Small pixels draw a world

DebugDraw1Finally, there is something to see. Okay, not very pretty. But that’s just the beginning.

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Pear3DEngine – and now?

The Pear3DEngine logoPear3DEngine is a modern and modular 3D development framework that lets you create professional games, simulations and more. You are free to develop your program in C++, XML or LUA and publish it as open source software or selling it as a commercial program. The rendering engine uses internally OpenGL or DirectX optionally. The planned editor supports software development on Linux, Windows and maybe MacOS X. DirectX 9 and Windows XP are not supported and support is not planned in the future. One goal of the Pear3DEngine Framework is to use the latest and most promising algorithms and techniques from the 3D and IT scene.

This is the description of the engine that you can find on SourceForge. But why a new engine? Are there not enough in the world?

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Web 3D… a new approach toward global meet…

English: A screen shot from http://tubagames.n...

A game written in WebGL. © Wikipedia

WebGL is a new way to include 3D graphics into html. Read More…

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